Water Management

Protecting and Improving Aberdeenshire Water Environment

Protecting and Improving the Rivers, Lochs, and Burns in Aberdeenshire has never been more important.

In a recent Scottish Environment Protection Agency publication – Water Framework Directive – Your Questions Answered they state “There is a major change ahead for the management of the water environment in Scotland. This change is underpinned by the introduction of the most significant and innovative piece of European water legislation of the past 30 years – the
Water Framework Directive

Aberdeenshire Council in partnership with other local organisations has produced a number of Guidance Notes to help individuals and land managers protect this important asset.

The Council is also a key partner in a number of Water based Initiatives:

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